Grade 6 February Update

Monthly News- 6th Grade
February 03, 2020

Sixth Grade News for February!


Language Arts:

Through multiple readings, readers will analyze the effects of poetic devices in a variety of poetic forms (rap, musicals, lyrics, novels written in verse). We will then begin our Research Unit.  We will meet with ongoing Guided Reading groups to remediate and enrich our units of study. 



6th Grade Math - We will continue to work on evaluating expressions, solving one-step equations, and plotting inequalities on a number line.

Advanced Math – We are finishing our Function Unit and then will be working on Geometry, with a focus on quadrilaterals to include how to use proportionality when solving problems.



We are investigating and describing the properties of water in all three phases,


Social Studies:

We will begin our unit on The American Revolution focusing on explaining issues of dissatisfaction that led to the American Revolution as well as describing key events and individuals in the revolution, along with the why the colonies were able to defeat Great Britain. 


In the Know

First two weeks – Ms. Augenstein will be meeting with all homerooms to facilitate the online course registration for both Irving and Lake Braddock. 

2/7 – Report Cards sent home

2/13 - Re-scheduled Art Museum field trip (only for Kirkman, Monheim, and Schudmak)

2/17 – No School – President’s Day